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XEON, 256-bit outputs

XEON, 512-bit outputs


The above graphic displays the timings of the second round candidates of the Nist SHA-3 competition. The benchmarks were done using the ebash framework with the latest implementations packaged therein at the time of the benchmarks.

We also give below which implementation gave the best result that is featured in the above graphic:
hash functionfastest implementation (256-bit)fastest implementation (512-bit)
cubehash/cubehash1632/emmintrin4   /cubehash1632/emmintrin4
bmw/bmw256/optc01   /bmw512/optx86sse2
shabal/shabal512/ref   /shabal512/ref
hamsi/hamsi/simd-1   /hamsi/simd-1
shavite-3/shavite3256/no-salt   /shavite3512/Intel-L1Cache
echo-sp/echoSP256/pentium/pentium4   /echoSP512/pentium/pentium4
keccak/keccak/mmxu1   /keccakc512/mmxu1
echo/echo256/pentium/pentium4   /echo512/pentium/pentium4
jhjh256/bitslice_sse2_opt64   /jh512/bitslice_sse2_opt64
fugue/fugue256/ANSI_opt    -
blake/blake32/ref   /blake64/sse2
simd/simd256/vect128   /simd512/vect128
luffa/luffa256/sse2_x86asm   /luffa512/sse2_x86asm
grøstl/groestl256/asm   /groestl512/asm
skein/skein512/opt   /skein512/opt

All these informations can be extracted from our eBASH packages, generated by supercop when run on our benchmarking machines. Please read this for more details on how you can check these figures.